Bangor Police received information from the Vernon Police Department in Connecticut that three young boys and their mother had fled the state of Connecticut and could be traveling to Bangor. An Amber Alert was also issued by Vernon PD. The boys were described as two 7 year old twins and a 9 year old brother.
Detectives Brian Smith and Larry Morrill, along with Sgt. Paul Kenison responded to the Hilton Garden Inn and found the car alleged to have been used to take the boys. The officers took the mother, 32 year old Jackie Morris into custody on an outstanding warrant out of Connecticut related to the case.
All 3 boys will be taken into temporary custody by Maine DHHS and are awaiting for the father to arrive in Bangor to take his children.
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An elderly couple was rushed to the hospital today following a crash on Verona Island.
The Hancock County Sheriff's Department reports an 86 year old man and his 83 year old wife were taking a trip from Augusta to Trenton when the crash happened.
he told deputies that he had just crossed the Penobscot Narrows Bridge when he took his attention off the roadway.
A moment later he collided with a utility pole--causing it to crash to the ground.
The couple was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Power was knocked out in the area and traffic was reduced to one lane while crews worked to repair the damage.